Laws & Policies
As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.Refer to Section 512 of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, Public Law 111-24, 123 Stat. 1764-65.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit the following link Nebraska State Laws to review our state's laws regarding firearms.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.Refer to 18 U.S.C. § 930.
Did You Know?
When Scotts Bluff National Monument was established in 1919, it was believed to be the highest point in Nebraska. The highest point is actually in Kimball County near the Colorado state line.